Do you know an avid volunteer? Nominations opened today (Jan. 4) for the Reston Association Volunteer Reston Service Awards.
Each year the awards recognize people, groups and community businesses who helped serve the community through various volunteer projects.
Nominees are not required to live in Reston, but must have volunteered for at least one year in Reston and contributed either 30 volunteer hours as an individual or 50 hours as a group during 2018, according to the guidelines.
Categories include the following:
- Youth Volunteer
- 55+ Volunteer
- Youth Group Volunteer
- Family Volunteer
- Group Volunteer Service
- Community Partner of the Year
- Committee and/or Work Group Volunteer of the Year
Locals have until 5 p.m. on Feb. 8 to submit nominations with a completed form, a narrative up to 400 words, a reference and supplemental materials. Submissions can be sent via email to [email protected] or by mail to 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive.
The 2018 award winners will be unveiled at a ceremony from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on April 18 at The Lake House (11450 Baron Cameron Avenue).
Photo via Reston Association